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Caledon launches Community Recovery Plan

Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 02:42 PM

The Town of Caledon today launched a comprehensive plan to help the community recover from the devastating financial and social effects caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Community Recovery Plan focuses on supporting business, empowering community organizations, combating isolation through increased connectedness and providing more access to information and services.

“We asked our businesses, not-for-profits and residents what needed to happen to make this community whole again, and we got a tremendous...

Indian Spice Culture ribbon cutting

Indian Spice Culture opens in Caledon East

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2020 11:25 AM

On August 21, Caledon's newest restaurant, Indian Spice Culture Sweets and Restaurant, celebrated their grand opening. We asked Maninder Binepal about their family business and the food they serve. 

Tell us about your restaurant.

We are proud to open Indian Spice Culture Sweets & Restaurant which offers authentic Indian food. We have a large variety of delicious vegetarian and non-vegetarian recipes. Everything is made from scratch, right here in Caledon East. We...

The Story Isnt Over therapist team

Business Opening: The Story Isn't Over

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 03:58 PM

The Story Isn’t Over is a psychotherapy practice located in Bolton. We asked business owner and psychotherapist Trish McLean to tell us a little about the services offered and why she got into the business.

Tell us about your business.

The Story Isn’t Over is a group psychotherapy practice offering music, art and talk-therapy services for the whole family, including children 3 years old and up, teens, couples and families.

I initially set up my practice in January 2019 to provide specialized counselling...

COVID-19 Business Impact Survey #2

Posted on Wednesday, July 08, 2020 03:42 PM

The Caledon Economic Development Office conducted an online COVID-19 Business Impact Survey in June. This is the second Business Impact Survey undertaken, the first was conducted in April.

Highlights

The data collected indicates no significant variations from the first business impact survey. There were, however, a couple differences of note:

Recovery may take longer

When asked how they would recover if the pandemic ended today

  • only 36% indicated recovering in a 1–6 month timeframe, a drop...

Bernie Gallo store manager

Food Basics opens in Bolton

Posted on Friday, June 26, 2020 08:00 AM

Food Basics opened their doors on June 25. We asked store manager, Bernie Gallo to tell us about the store and why they located in Bolton.

Tell us about your business. 

Food Basics is the discount grocery banner of Metro Ontario. We’re committed to three main principles: Always Fresh, Always in Stock and Always at Great Prices. We have been helping customers save money on their grocery needs since 1995. Bolton will be our 138th location in Ontario.

We're so happy to open our doors to the...